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BRIEFING FOR REPRESENTATIVE JAMES LEACH (R-IA) REGARDING IN ARKANSAS IN THE LATE 1980S WITH NSA - 21 JULY 1995 (W/ATTACHMENT)

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MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD
OCA 95-2274
16 August 1995
SUBJECT: Briefing for Reprpsentatlvp James Leach (R-IA)
Regarding in Arkansas in the
Late 1980s With NSA - 21 July 1995
in Arkansas in the late 1980s. Agency participants were:
1. On 21 July 1995, at 1000 hours, in room 2186
Rayburn House Office Building, Chairman James Leach (R-IA),
Committee on Banking and Financial Services, and staffer

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(EST PUB DATE) MODIFIED TERMS OF REFERENCE FURTHER INQUIRY - - MENA ACTIVITIES

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MODIFIED TERMS OF REFERENCE
Further Inquiry - -Mena Activities
? what, if any, information does CIA have that
indicates businesses based at, or operating
through, the Mena Airport were engaged in money
laundering, narcotics trafficking, or gun smuggling
during the period 1980-1990;
? What was the extent of CIA's contact or
relationship with Adler Barriman "Barry" Seal;
? Whether CIA tried to influence or requested that

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REQUEST FOR INFORMATION IN CONNECTION WITH WHITEWATER INVESTIGATION

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MEMORANDUM FOR:
FROM:
SUBJECT:
REFERENCE:
Request for Information in Connection with
Whitewater Investigation
Lotus Note dated 27 July 1995
On 27 July received'a
request from ORM to respond to the following two questions posed
by the House Banking and Financial Services Committee in
connection with their Whitewater investigation..
Question: Was Barry Seal's C-123K aircraft (serial number 54-

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MENA

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=9 July 1995
Note to: Acting DCI
From: Acting Director of Public Affairs
Subject: Mena
The August issue of The American Spectator takes up the Mena
story in a way that is likely to resonate on the Hill (see
attached article).
It alleges, explicitly and implicitly, that an aircraft
operated by a CIA front company in 1984 used the airfield at
Mena, Arkansas, as a staging point for weapons supply flights

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REQUEST FOR SEARCHES

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OGC-96-50671
15 March 1996
MEMORANDUM FOR:
Paralegal Specialist
OGC/Litigation Division
n orma lon management Officer
OGC Registry
SUBJECT: Request for Searches
REFERENCE: OGC-96-50560 Memo dated 4 March 1996
1. This memorandum is in response to your referenced
records search request(Tab A)for any information on various
individuals, entities and airports in response to the IG's

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RECORDS SEARCH ON - ADLER BARRIMAN "BARRY" SEAL

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MEMORANDUM FOR: -DO
DA IRO
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OGC-95-51546
7 June 1995
Paralegal Specialist
Office of General Counsel
SUBJECT: Records Search on -
Adler Barriman "Barry" Seal
1. Background. The Office of Congressional Affairs
(OCA) has received information from Chairman James Leach
regarding a search request on the late Adler Barriman
"Barry" Seal. The search request is in order to disprove or

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(EST PUB DATE) BRIEFING FOR CHAIRMAN LEACH, HOUSE BANKING COMMITTEE

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Briefing for Chairman Leach, House Banking Committee
(b) (2)
(b) (3)
(b) (6)
What we found from our searches
3) PROMIS - We have searched our files extensively in
response to previous congressional inquiries on ISLAW's
PROMIS (Prosecutor's Management Information System). As
noted in the DDCI's response to Chairman Brooks on 18 Nov
91, and a similar letter from D/OCA to the SSCI on 2 Aug 93,

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INTERVIEW OF DEWEY CLARRIDGE BY HOUSE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE STAFF

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MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD
OCA 88-1404
3 May 1988
SUBJECT: Interview of Dewey Clarridge by House Judiciary Committee
Staff
1. On 22 April 1988, Jim Dahl.and Haydon Gregory, staffers
from the Subcommittee on Crime of the House Judiciary Committee,
interviewed Dewey Clarridge regarding his knowledge of drug
trafficking by the Nicaraguan government or-the Contras. The
focus of the briefing concerned a Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)

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VIDEO TAPE REVIEW: NATIONAL EMPOWERMENT NETWORK, AMERICAN INVESTIGATOR, "MENA, ARKANSAS UNDER INVESTIGATION," AIRED FEBRUARY 8, 1996.

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MENA TEAM
SUBJECT: VIDEO TAPE REVIEW: NATIONAL EMPOWERMENT NETWORK,
AMERICAN INVESTIGATOR, "MENA, ARKANSAS UNDER
INVESTIGATION," AIRED FEB 8, 1996
FROM:
DATE: FEB 22, 1996 COMMENTS: (Please DATE Comments)
TO:
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February 22, 1996
MEMORANDUM FOR THE RECORD
SUBJECT: Video Tape Review: National Empowerment
Network, American Investigator, "Mena, Arkansas

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LETTER TO JAMES A. LEACH FROM JOHN H. MOSEMAN RE LETTERS TO HIM REQUESTING FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING BARRY SEAL AND ASSOCIATED MATTERS

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Central Intelligence Agency
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Washington.D.C.20505
OCA 98-1195
20 April 1998
The Honorable James A. Leach
Chairman
Committee on Banking and
Financial Services
House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515
The Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) asked me to
reply to your April 2 and April 20, 1998 letters to him
requesting further information regarding Barry Seal and
associated matters.

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